County Commissioner Tells Jeffrey Loria to "Get The Hell Out Of Here"

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Three years ago, nine Miami-Dade County commissioners voted in favor of the Marlins Stadium deal, and to no one's surprise a few of them now regret the decision. The Miami Herald's Barry Jackson called up eight of the nine and asked them how they feel about the deal now. Commissioner Javier Souto didn't mince words. He called Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria a man who only cares about money and said he should get out of town.

"I told [former Miami-Dade County mayor] Alex Penelas years ago when I met Jeffrey Loria: 'This guy only cares about the money, not us, not the county, not the people," Souto told Jackson. "There were so many promises about all the things that would be happening around the stadium, in Little Havana, and I haven't seen anything."

"This was a convoluted, complicated deal that Burgess concocted and only he understood. He promised us it was the best deal.... Now, we're close to a total boycott of the team. The best thing that could happen is for this ownership group to get the hell out of here for the good of the community."

The notorious and since-recalled Natasha Seijas also said she'd vote differently. Audrey Edmonson said she would possibly have voted differently. Rebeca Sosa was out of town on a cruise.

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11 comments
njaa
njaa

I call bullshit, they knew what the deal was when they voted for it. They, like Loria, are part of the problem. Their dismissal, like Loria, must be part of the solution. Throw ALL the bums out.

P.S.: Joe Robbie/Sun Life/Pro Player/Margaritaville/Dolphin Stadium is looking for renovation money. Who do you want voting on that deal?

Guitar4hire
Guitar4hire

Wow, hind sight is a bitch huh? How far are their heads up their asses?

Floydian Slipped
Floydian Slipped

If this isn't the pot calling the kettle black, Souto approved that stadium too fucking hypocrite

ThreeBillion
ThreeBillion

Nine-Ten County Commissioners voted to give Loria over $3 BILLION of the taxpayers money.

newlogicjackal
newlogicjackal

Loria is a cancer on this club, and community.. He needs to pack up,and leave. At this point I don't care if he takes the Rainbow Fish withhim he's forever tainted this franchise with his filth anyway. Loria youare a greedy asshole, and nobody in Miami wants you or your bastardstep son David "OJ" Samson here. LEAVE MIAMI!

Phil Ramirez
Phil Ramirez

Souto should be on his way out Florida as well, he had his hand in the eyesore approval...

Stephen Scott
Stephen Scott

AGREED! HEY LORIA…..GET THE FUCK OUT OF FLORIDA…!!!!

Anthonyvop1
Anthonyvop1 topcommenter

"He called Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria a man who only cares about money and should get out of town."

 We need more Jeffrey Lorias and less socialist/Fascists like Souto.

D.f. Basora
D.f. Basora

Why bother? The commissioners already acted like his bitch and conned the public into voting for the $600 million dollar black hole. Who gives a crap what Loria does or which of his county slaves now tries to act independent? The damage is done

Alex LaPorta
Alex LaPorta

Of course they agree now, they all look bad.

Martha Kaplan Backer
Martha Kaplan Backer

Don't always agree with Javier Souto, but thinking he is on the money here.

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